Arts & Humanities

Fourth Annual Voices Of Impact Set For Feb. 6

Twelve Texas A&M researchers will present on topics related to health and education in a series of five-minute presentations.
By Texas A&M University College of Education & Human Development Communications Staff February 3, 2020

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The 4th annual Voices of Impact event is set for Thursday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. at The Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan.

Texas A&M College of Education & Human Development


One slide. Five minutes. Twelve speakers.

Selected researchers will present at the 4th annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at The Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan on Thursday, Feb. 6. at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will follow.

Twelve speakers from the college’s four departments will share engaging five-minute presentations with members of the community. Topics will include a variety of health and education issues including information security, art as a tool to create breakthroughs and the variety of methods in scientific research.

2020 Voices of Impact speakers:


Carl Fahrenwald – Humor and Humility Heals

Steve Martin – Life in the Fire Service

Michael Clough – The Story Behind the Science

Christine Tisone – Breakthrough Moments in Learning and Serving

Melissa Fogarty – More Than a Big Heart

Tamika Gilreath – Resiliency of Military Children

Susan Holley – Women in Leadership

Steven Woltering – Noisy Brains

Li-Jen Kuo – Bilingual and Biliteracy Development

Bin Mai – Human-centric Information Security

Miranda Walichowski – Reviving Thinking Through Coaching

Karen Rambo-Hernandez – One Size Does Not Fit All

“As a college, we have a passion for innovation within our fields and we are dedicated to communities through our service,” said Joyce Alexander, dean of the college. “The Voices of Impact Speaker Series is a reflection of that dedication. We invite the public to engage with these thought leaders in meaningful conversations about critical issues impacting our lives.”

Videos of previous years’ speakers are available on the Voices of Impact website.

Media contact: Ashley Green, 979-458-1334,

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